This selection of seasonal infusions are a great way to sample some Homegrown tisanes and balance the high Pitta energy of Spring. Marked by an overabundance of the fire dosha, Spring brings a shift from cold and dry to the warm, damp qualities that mark this very metabolical time of year. Just like the earth, it's a season for cleansing the winter ama, nourishing our roots, and fortifying the physical and mental soil of our lives, so that we can embrace this vibrant season with the spirit of our seedlings. Homegrown's Spring Steeps were crafted to balance this transformative energy with wellness on your side - enjoy in good health!
Available in four 5-cup boxes or loose in beautiful 1oz tins is the following selection of Seasonal Steeps for Spring 2017:
Spring Tonic - A cleansing and nourishing blend for the season of sarsaparilla, milk thistle, oat straw, nettles, lemon balm, hibiscus and orange peel.
Taste: Earthy, fruity, mildly bitter
Energy: =VPK, balanced, nourishing and tonic
Brewing Tips: Pour boiling water over herb and steep covered 5 minutes or more.
Equinox Blessing - Organic Tulsi, rose petals, lavender, sage, linden flowers, sandalwood and mace makes a spiritual and centering cup to welcome the season.
Taste: Sweet, floral
Energy: -VPK, calming, centering
Brewing Tips: Pour boiling water over herb and steep covered 3-5 minutes. Sweeten if desired
April Sunrise - This invigorating concoction of dandelion leaf, roasted chicory, amla berry, peppermint, rosehip, cinnamon and orange has lots of herbal vitamin C.
Taste: Fruity, sweet, mildly bitter
Energy: +V=PK, stimulant, nourishing, diuretic
Brewing Tips: Pour boiling water over herbs and steep 3-5 minutes. Sweeten if desired.Early Bird Chai - Organic Smokey Lapsang Souchong China black tea blended with allspice, cardamom, Saigon Cassia and clove.
Taste: Smokey, sweet and spicy
Energy: +V=PK, stimulant, warming
Brewing Tips: Best prepared like chai - bring tea blend to a gentle simmer on your stove top for about 1 minute with 8 oz water and a good splash of milk or dairy alternative. Sweeten to taste.